Play Streets

Announcing Croydon’s Epic Play Street, Saturday 15th July

Posted on July 13th, by Emma Hope-Fitch in Politics & Society. No Comments

Reclaim the streets for Croydon’s children, says Emma Hope-Fitch

In 2015, I heard about an amazing initiative which focused on play. It is a simple idea: you close a road to traffic and let the children take over.

How many times have you heard, or said yourself, “we used to play in the street”? I was that feral child, making mud pies, chasing friends with sticks … Read More »

‘I would make Croydon better by…’ – December 2015′s suggestions

Posted on December 22nd, by The Croydon Citizen in Politics & Society. No Comments

How could Croydon be improved? We want your suggestions today! Email us at

Last year we launched a campaign to get your suggestions to make Croydon a better place. Why? From the beginning, a big part of the Citizen has been about proposing concrete, achievable solutions to the town’s problems. We want to involve readers on a larger scale than ever and give everyone … Read More »